It’s Kairos Time, Inc. a non-profit organization operating in New Jersey since 2014, is conducting an essay contest and offering a $1,000 scholarship to a 2020 graduate of a high school in New Jersey or New York who is college-bound.

The contest requires an essay of 400-550 words on the topic “Adversity Builds Character.” The due date is Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.  Applicants must meet certain requirements, including a GPA of 2.7 or above, and must submit a letter of recommendation. Information on the contest and an entry form can be found here.